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COVID-19, Teen Stress, and How Educators Can Support Stress Management Today

Hear from four social workers on the changing mental health landscape for teens, how their work has changed in remote learning, and how we can support our teens better.

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COVID-19, Teen Stress, and How Educators Can Support Stress Management Today

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COVID-19, Teen Stress, and How Educators Can Support Stress Management Today

Hear from four social workers on the changing mental health landscape for teens, how their work has changed in remote learning, and how we can support our teens better.

5 Resources for Student Wellness and Stress Management

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5 Resources for Student Wellness and Stress Management

ISSUE 53 • January 10, 2021 Happy New Year! Students and educators are setting new intentions, resolutions, and goals for 2021. While there’s a ton of excitement and…

The Importance of Arts Education and Why the Arts Matter in the Age of COVID-19

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The Importance of Arts Education and Why the Arts Matter in the Age of COVID-19

In remote learning, arts education has never been more fragile. Here’s how these educators are sparking creativity in their students and learn how you can too.

The power of this project-based learning and place-based learning school

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The power of this project-based learning and place-based learning school

At Círculos, project-based, place-based learning isn’t just a catchphrase. It’s reshaped the way students experience school.

Lucid Dreaming: Planning for a Better Future in a School Crisis

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Lucid Dreaming: Planning for a Better Future in a School Crisis

COVID-19 has disrupted education. Learn how to respond to the moment and transform the future through lucid dreaming.

What Are Restorative Justice Circles, and When Can They be Utilized?

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What Are Restorative Justice Circles, and When Can They be Utilized?

Restorative justice circles are a great tool for building relationships and achieving goals. Here’s how you can use them in your classroom and beyond.

Teen Activists on Elections, Civic Life, and Grassroots Organizing

High School Life

Teen Activists on Elections, Civic Life, and Grassroots Organizing

Between the pandemic, presidential election, and economic downturn—2020 has been a tumultuous year for everyone. But some high school students have taken matters into their own hands: by hitting the campaign trail.

5 Resources To Rethink High School

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5 Resources To Rethink High School

We’ve been creating new resources to help educators, students, and communities #ReThinkHighSchool. Here are 5 of our favorites to jumpstart your week of teaching.

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How to Find the Right Career Path in High School

Finding a career is an intimidating task, especially for high school students. Here’s a great place to start when creating your path.

Adulting 101: A Few Financial Basics of Adult Life

Beyond High School Graduation

Adulting 101: A Few Financial Basics of Adult Life

Learn how to get your finances in order with these well-explained financial basics.

Between Empty Class and Corona Education

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Connecting Individual Actions to Systematic Change: An Interview with Professor Rich Milner

Education thought leader and Vanderbilt University Professor Rich Milner in conversation with XQ’s Hana Beach.

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High School & Society

What's Happening to School Meals During COVID-19?

COVID-19 has changed the way food-insecure students receive meals and support. Here’s how your family can get involved.

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What Is Citizenship Education and Why Is it Important?

High School & Society

What Is Citizenship Education and Why Is it Important?

High School Redesign: How to Apply the XQ School Design Principles

High School Redesign

High School Redesign: How to Apply the XQ School Design Principles

School Reopening Plans Offer a Chance to Rethink High Schools

High School & Society

School Reopening Plans Offer a Chance to Rethink High Schools

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    5 Resources for College Planning During COVID-19

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    How to Write a Powerful College Application Essay

    A comprehensive guide to writing and conquering the college admissions essay. Pro-tip: remember to be true to yourself.

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    Evolving the Common App: The First Step Toward Anti-Racist College Admissions

    The Common App is transforming and building a college admissions process that’s equitable for all. Here’s how.

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    These High School Students are Learning Through Filmmaking

    Amidst remote learning, these students are engaging in deep projects and learning filmmaking along the way. Here’s how.

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    My Journey as a Black Teacher in America

    This former teacher of color shares his experiences before ultimately leaving the profession. His reflection offers insights on the value of equity and empathy that we hope we hope will inspire and inform all educators.

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    5 Post-Election Resources To Keep Students Civically Engaged

    While we hope that your students have been active in this year’s election, civic engagement is essential year-round.

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